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Franciszek Smuglewicz

Franciszek Smuglewicz Portrait of James Byres of Tonley and his family oil painting on canvas
Portrait of James Byres of Tonley and his family
Painting ID::  80315
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Franciszek Smuglewicz Portrait of James Byres of Tonley and his family oil painting on canvas



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  Franciszek Smuglewicz
  (October 6, 1745 - September 18, 1807) was a Polish-Lithuanian draughtsman and painter. Smuglevičius is considered as a progenitor of Lithuanian art in the modern era.Some scholars consider him as a spiritual father of Jan Matejko's school of painting.[citation needed]. His brother was Antoni Smuglewicz. Smuglewicz was born in Warsaw into a Polish-Lithuanian familyHis father, Łukasz Smuglewicz, also a painter, had moved to Warsaw from the province of Samogitia. In 1763 Franciszek journeyed to Rome, where he began the study of fine arts under the tutorship of Anton von Maron. He stayed in Rome for the next 21 years, where he embraced the Neo-Classical style. In 1765 he received a royal scholarship from king Stanisław August Poniatowski and was admitted into the Saint Lucas Academy. As a colleague of Vincenzo Brenna he participated in cataloging artifacts from Nero`s Domus Aurea. In 1784 he returned to Warsaw, where he founded his own school of fine arts, one of the predecessors of the modern Academy of Fine Arts.
  Portrait of James Byres of Tonley and his family
  1779(1779) Medium Oil on canvas Dimensions 63.2 x 75.8 cm (24.9 x 29.8 in) cyf

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